Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing

Ultra Fishing Charters offers exceptional offshore fishing charters out of Freeport, Texas! You’ll head out with Captain Al Manica, a USCG licensed captain, who also happens to be a merchant marine officer and a PADI divemaster. He’s got over 25 years of professional experience so you’re in good hands!

Hop aboard his beautiful and comfortable 38’ Chris Craft sportfishing yacht. She’s the ideal choice for up to 6 anglers and comes powered by menacing twin 700 HP GM marine engines.

The boat is super reliable and secure and contains all the necessary safety and navigational equipment including EPIRB, GPS, and Fishfinder. What’s more, she features a flybridge, full-sized restroom, kitchen/galley, large main salon, two state rooms and huge open aft deck to fish from.

On your trip, you’ll target Red Snapper, Amberjack, Ling, Grouper, Wahoo, King Mackerel, and more. Capt. Al and his deckhand selflessly share their knowledge and skills with you, so you’ll not only be able to catch fish successfully but also learn from the pros!

They’ll also provide all the gear you need for a successful day and your helpful deckhand is happy to clean, fillet, and bag your catch at the end of the trip. He works hard to make sure you go home happy and tips are appreciated.

Ultra Fishing Charters’ number 1 goal is ensuring you have fun and leave with great memories to last a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 21 hours ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,250
    Explore the deep Texas state offshore waters on an 8-hour fishing adventure! You'll target Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Grouper, Spadefish, Wahoo, Lane Snapper, Amberjack, Cobia, and more. Ultra Charters also offers discounts to our brave man and woman of the military, get in touch with Capt. Al in advance!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $800
    This Texas state offshore fishing adventure targets the likes of Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Grouper, Spadefish, Wahoo, Amberjack, Cobia, and more. Departure times are flexible and Capt. Al provides discounts to US military members.
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About the Captain

Al Manica
Freeport, Texas, United States
ID & License verified
24 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since March 2017
Capt. Al Manica is an experienced USCG Licensed Captain/Merchant Marine Officer and PADI dive-master with over 20 years professional offshore experience running both fishing and scuba diving charters. He has a wealth of fishing guide knowledge and knows how to find the fish your looking for. In addition to running countless offshore fishing charters, Al has also been involved in historic oceanographic and archaeological research work. One such project involved The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their high-tech mapping and archaeological surveying of the civil war shipwreck the USS Hatteras which was sunk in battle off the Galveston cost in 1863. Capt. Al is a personable fun loving individual and you can be sure that he and his deck hand will work hard at getting you over fish and have a fun time doing so. So scheduled your fishing date today and get out on those gorgeous Texas Gulf of Mexico waters and lets do some great fishing with Ultra Fishing Charters!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Chris Craft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 700HP General Motors engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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May fishing trip
Chris holding a rare catch, a Mangrove Snapper!
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
59%
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Christopher B.
Fulshear, TX
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 19, 2021
Captain Al and deckhand Jeff were super nice and did everything they could to make the day a great experience. It was a bit...
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Chris H.
Redwater, TX
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on May 15, 2021
Even though the weather was rough and it’s early in the year Capt. Al got us on a few fish. We will definitely be going back.
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Michaelfrequency W.
Paris, KY
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Fishing with Al

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on May 7, 2021
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Jared C.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Half day offshore with Ultra Fishing Charters

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 4, 2020
Captain Al and deckhand for the day Mo gave us a great experience out in the reef seeking out Red Snapper and Kings! Though...
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Billy M.
Blossom, TX
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Great trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 2, 2020
Had a great time didnt catch much due to fish being in deeper water than we went but we had an Awsome time just being with...
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FAQs about Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing

Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,250 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • First Mate (Experienced, Professional and Accommodating.)

Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ultra Fishing Charters, TX Offshore Fishing include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Wahoo